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  • However, despite China's buoyant financial performance last year, analysts urged caution over the long-term prospects for China's banking sector, citing hidden dangers from exposure to its booming property market and risk-prone local government financing vehicles that have come under regulatory scrutiny.

    Shanghai Pudong Bank Sees Surge in 2010 Profit

  • Investors were scrambling for cover, chucking away risk-prone stocks and looking for safe havens.

    Indian Shares Fall to New Low, IT Stocks Lead Losses

  • According to Wang, the measures against risks should focus on Wushan, Fengjie and Wulong counties in Chongqing and Badong county in Hubei province, as well as along the waterway of the Yangtze River, and other risk-prone areas.

    China’s Three Gorges Dam Facing ‘Grim Situation’ as Flood Season Approaches | Impact Lab

  • The growing and risk-prone tendency to borrow in anticipation of future income by a significant proportion of Americans is reflected in a persistent rise in both houshold and corporate assets and liabilities relative to income.

    Response to Susan Lee, David Henderson | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • In my view, it is unwarranted that those same institutions, funded in substantial part by taxpayer-protected deposits, be engaged in substantial risk-prone proprietary trading and speculative activities that may also raise questions of virtually unmanageable conflicts of interest.

    Moral Hazard and the Crisis

  • Zurich Financial's clients, who consider investments in risk-prone areas, can gauge the probability as to how a specific country or region can be affected by calamities such as rising sea levels or the spread of certain diseases in warm and tropical countries.

    Zurich Financial's New Gauge

  • In some coastal locations, inappropriate development in risk-prone areas, due to inadequate consideration of impacts of natural hazards and climate change effects, demonstrates a failure to adapt.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 7

  • Racial and ethnic minorities represent especially risk-prone populations.

    Lapham's Quarterly: Semiquaver Rest

  • As Rose George writes in an op-ed essay for The New York Times, Cyclone Nargis and its aftermath have left today's Myanmar as risk-prone to cholera as any nineteenth century city still wanting for basic water treatment and sanitation.

    Lapham's Quarterly: A Bilious Situation

  • When Hurricane Ike hit Texas, the government, acting on our behalf, offered bailouts to the thousands whose homes — built in risk-prone areas — were damaged or destroyed: payment for hotel rooms, aid in rebuilding.

    The moral imbalance of bailouts « BuzzMachine

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